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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Jo•se•phineˈdʒoʊ zəˌfin, -sə-(n.)

  1. Empress (Marie Joséphine Rose Tascher de la Pagerie)

    Category: Biography

    Ref: Beauharnais, 2 Joséphine de.

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  1. Josephine

    Josephine is a city in Collin and Hunt Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 812 at the 2010 census.

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  1. Joséphine

    the Empress of the French, born in Martinique; came to France at the age of 15; was in 1779 married to Viscount Beauharnais, who was one of the victims of the Revolution, and to whom she bore a daughter, Hortense, the mother of Napoleon III.; married in 1796 to Napoleon Bonaparte, to whom she proved a devoted wife as well as a wise counsellor; she became empress in 1804, but failing to bear him any children, was divorced in 1809, though she still corresponded with Napoleon and retained the title of Empress to the last, living at Malmaison, where she died (1763-1814).

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